5 ruled out of Wolves clash, Charnley in contract talks & injuries ‘not serious’ – NUFC news round-up

A round-up of today’s NUFC news and gossip:

  • Steve Bruce has confirmed that Fabian ScharAndy CarrollMatt Ritchie and Florian Lejeune will all miss Sunday’s game, with Isaac Hayden also suspended – Read his comments here.
  • Lee Charnley is in contract talks with ‘two or three’ players according to Steve Bruce – who’s ‘confident’ the Longstaff’s will sign – Full story here.
  • After an eventful game in Europa just last night, Wolves’ preparations coming into Sunday’s game from St James’ Park have been far from ideal – Full story here.
  • Dwight Gayle is “knocking on the door” to make his first start for Newcastle since May 2018 this Sunday, according to Steve Bruce – Full story here.
  • TV pundits Charlie Nicholas, Mark Lawrenson and Michael Owen have released their predictions ahead of Newcastle vs Wolves – See who they’re backing here.
  • Craig Hope claims Fabian Schar’s knee injury is “not too serious” – despite initial fears he’d suffered ‘knee ligament damage’ – Full story here.
  • Former Peterborough boss Steve Evans believes Newcastle sold Ivan Toney ‘too soon’ – and is backing the in-form striker to land a Premier League move – Full story here.
  • And finally, ex-Mag Joselu has weighed in with an early contender for miss of the season in Spain – Watch it here.

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About Olly Hawkins

Olly has been a Junior Magpie from birth. As a season ticket holder and avid Newcastle United fan - he eats, sleeps and breathes all things NUFC.

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